Cedars Park Arboretum Zones
A - Deer Park
Part of a 2500-acre deer hunting ground built by King James I in
1607 and 1620.
Section of a large formal area at Theobalds known by this name.
Sir William Cecil used this garden to host entertainments for
Queen Elizabeth I during her visits. It included elaborate flowerbeds,
fountains and garden buildings. Bee boles were built into the
surrounding walls, and are extant today.
A property with this name was built on the grounds in the 1760s.
The central building burnt down on 18/9/1913, and today the
surviving buildings serve as the cafe, toilets and meeting room.
Location of the park's duck pond.
Location of the park's new (2019) War Memorial.